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Philippi in Barbour County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Philippi

 
 
Philippi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 24, 2010
1. Philippi Marker
Inscription. Originally called Anglin's Ford for William Anglin but later named Booth's Ferry for Daniel Booth. Near by in 1780, Richard, Cottrill, and Charity Talbott settled. Philippi was named for Judge Philip Pendleton Barbour.
 
Location. 39° 9.127′ N, 80° 2.354′ W. Marker is in Philippi, West Virginia, in Barbour County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 250) and Court Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Located beside the Barbour County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Philippi WV 26416, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barbour County Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Barbour County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Philippi (within shouting distance of this marker); Barbour County Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Philippi (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Covered Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Philippi (approx. mile away); The Philippi Covered Bridge (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philippi.
 
Also see . . .
Philippi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 24, 2010
2. Philippi Marker
 Philippi. History page from the city website. (Submitted on July 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 24, 2010
3. County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 673 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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